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Examples of Camera-based Animations

Moving Through an Exploded Assembly

In this animation, the assembly is exploded and the path assigned to the camera sled includes movement along the X, Y, and Z axes.

Video: Moving Through an Exploded Assembly

Navigating Through Objects

Features of this example animation:

  • The camera sled is a model of a spaceship that includes a line (hidden) and a point.
  • The Camera Position and the Target Point are attached to the end point of the line and a point, respectively.

  • The Field of View includes the space ship as part of the animation.
  • Set roll by selection is selected, and the sketched plane is used to control Camera Rotation.
  • The defined path has the spaceship navigate around the spheres and through the open squares, using motion along all three axes.

Video: Navigating Through Objects

Moving Through Enclosed Space

Features of this example animation:

  • Camera Position and Target Point are attached to the camera sled.

  • Set roll by selection is selected and the top face of the camera sled is used to control Camera Rotation.
  • The Field of View is adjusted to include an area slightly larger than the size of the cut to display all four "walls" during the animation.
  • The camera sled is hidden prior to playback.
  • The path follows the outlines of the cut-extrude, which is hidden to create an enclosed space.

Video: Moving Through an Enclosed Space

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